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Is the yersinia pestis bacteria (plague) transmitted by touch?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Yersinia pestis

Generally not. Person-to-person spread occurs through the respiratory route in patients with plague pneumonia.
Most cases are acquired via the bite of infected rodent fleas.

In brief: Yersinia pestis

Generally not. Person-to-person spread occurs through the respiratory route in patients with plague pneumonia.
Most cases are acquired via the bite of infected rodent fleas.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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